CE Workshop | Separation: Yoga Teachers and Social Justice, Part 1

March 11, 2021

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Inspired by presenter Susanna Barkataki’s book Embrace Yoga’s Roots, this four-part series explores key issues in our community and offers participants experience in powerful practices like yoga, conversation, breathing, and meditation. These practices help support us in mending our spirits as we act, transform, care, and support ourselves and others. Part 1 focuses on social justice.

About the Presenters

Kallie is a yoga and dharmic traditions educator and lifelong social justice and antiracist activist advocating for those without a voice or presence in places of power and privilege. She is a YA-certified E-RYT 500 yoga teacher of Indian heritage practicing intentional Hatha, yin, yoga Nidra, meditation, and gong for 35 years.

Kallie is one of the founding members of the UK Yoga Teachers Union. She is also the founder of Rebel YogaTribe YouTube channel, Radical Yogi Book Club. She delivers continuing professional development trainings, which delve deep into the legacy of colonialism in modern yoga.

An Indian yoga practitioner in the Shankaracharya tradition, Susanna Barkataki supports practitioners to lead with equity, diversity, and yogic values while growing thriving practices and businesses with confidence. She is the founder of Ignite Yoga and Wellness Institute and runs 200/500-hour Yoga Teacher Training programs. She is an E-RYT 500 and Certified Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists (C-IAYT). She is also author of the #1 New Release and International Bestseller in Yoga in Nov 2020, Embrace Yoga’s Roots: Courageous Ways to Deepen Your Yoga Practice. With an Honors degree in Philosophy from UC Berkeley and a Masters in Education from Cambridge College, Barkataki is a diversity, accessibility, inclusivity, and equity (DAIE) yoga unity educator who created the ground-breaking Honor {Don’t Appropriate} Yoga Summit with over 10,000 participants. Learn more and take her complimentary masterclass to embrace yoga’s roots without appropriation:

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